Good afternoon (or morning...or evening...all depends on where you are ;) I love scheduled posts... I'm sat writing this on a sunday morning in my old pink dressing gown , and a cup of tea in my hello kitty mug! ....erm, not sure I should have really admitted to that :D
Anyway, over at the Left Of Center Challenge Blog we are joining in the smeared ink Bloody valentine blog hop . Such fun!
The hop should have started HERE : on Terra's blog.... the full hop list is listed over on the LOC blog
Without further ado, this is what I have created...
Promarkers ; Ivory, cool grey 1-5
a touch of black
burgandy crimson and lipstick red
cinnamon and cocoa
gold pastel yellow and buttercup
Black core'dinations cardstock
gorjuss red damask paper
Free Lace paper from the Crafters Companion Christmas inspirations disk
Black cardstock corners from Stash (a present from my good friend Sam)
self adhesive lace flower tape, coloured burgandy with promarkers
pink food colouring
vintage photo stain dabber
anitas tacky glue
and a sentiment created in microsoft word
I prepared the lace backing using a mister bottle with some pink food colouring in (and a touch of purple mica that was left in the bottle)
I unscrewed the lid on the bottle and depressed the plunger to fill the tube with the food coluring. I then removed this from the bottle, and eased up on the plunger, to drop splats of the food colouring onto the lace paper. some of it I let run, naturally and others I helped along , blowing it with a drinking straw.
the background behind the image was distressed along the edges with my craft knife , and gently inked with my vintage photo dabber
All in all fairly simple really!
so, Happy Valentines day, and hope you are all loved up :)
P.S I would also like to enter this over on the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers challenge blog - A is for Anti-Valentine